COVID & courses update

All remaining 2020 in person courses have been cancelled or converted to online delivery. Here’s the calendar of courses remaining. ALL will be presented online.

September 21-November 6: Ethics for the Administrative Law Judge: Web-Based

September 22: Core Skills for Judges Webinar Series
Effective Communication

September 23: Faculty Development Webinar Series
Presentation Skills: Using Gestures, Voice, and Visual Aids

September 30: Faculty Development Webinar Series
Hands-on PowerPoint

October 5-16: Civil Mediation: An Online 40-Hour Workshop

October 19-22: Managing Challenging Family Law Cases (JS 634)

October 19-29: Special Court Jurisdiction: Advanced

October 19-29: General Jurisdiction (JS 610)

October 21: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who’s the Least Biased of Us All?

November 2-December 18: Ethics and Judging: Reaching Higher Ground (JS 601): Web-Based

November 9-December 11: Taking the Bench: An Interactive, Online Course for New Judges

November 12: Supreme Court Review: Civil and Criminal

December 2: Human Trafficking Act of 2018

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